Tang Dechao (Chinese: 唐德超; pinyin: Táng Déchāo; born February 9, 1984) is a Chinese former football player. He represented Xiangxue Pharmaceutical, Sunray Cave, Guangzhou Evergrande, Henan Jianye and Meizhou Kejia throughout his playing career and was the first and only player to win all domestic trophies in China, including Chinese Super League, China League One, China League Two, Chinese FA Cup and Chinese FA Super Cup.[1]

Tang Dechao
唐德超
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-02-09) February 9, 1985 (age 37)
Place of birth Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
2002–2005 Guangzhou F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Xiangxue Pharmaceutical 0 (0)
2004–2005 Sunray Cave 21 (3)
2005–2013 Guangzhou Evergrande 74 (6)
2013–2015 Henan Jianye 21 (1)
2015–2020 Meizhou Kejia 56 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 31 December 2020

Club careerEdit

Tang Dechao started his football career playing for the Guangzhou F.C.'s youth team before being promoted to the club's satellite team Xiangxue Pharmaceutical who were allowed to play during the 2002-03 season in the Hong Kong First Division League. The following season he was allowed to stay in Hong Kong and played for Sunray Cave for a season before he returned to Guangzhou.[2]

Tang played for Guangzhou Evergrande between 2005 and 2013.[3]

He transferred to China League One side Henan Jianye in July 2013.

In July 2015, Tang transferred to China League Two side Meizhou Kejia.[4] After helping Meizhou win 2015 League Two champions, he became first and only player to win all domestic trophies in China, including Super League, League One, League Two, Chinese FA Cup and Chinese FA Super Cup.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

Statistics accurate as of match played 31 December 2020.[5]

Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Xiangxue Pharmaceutical 2002–03 First Division League 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
Sunray Cave 2004–05 21 3 0 0 2[a] 1 - 21 3
Guangzhou Evergrande 2005 China League One 10 2 2 1 - - 12 3
2006 16 1 1 0 - - 17 1
2007 1 0 - - - 1 0
2008 Chinese Super League 13 1 - - - 13 1
2009 7 1 - - - 7 1
2010 China League One 19 1 - - - 19 1
2011 Chinese Super League 1 0 0 0 - - 1 0
2012 7 0 2 0 - 0 0 9 0
2013 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Total 74 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 79 7
Henan Jianye 2013 China League One 14 1 0 0 - - 14 1
2014 Chinese Super League 3 0 0 0 - - 3 0
2015 4 0 1 0 - - 5 0
Total 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 1
Meizhou Kejia 2015 China League Two 12 0 0 0 - - 12 0
2016 China League One 15 0 2 0 - - 17 0
2017 17 1 1 0 - - 18 1
2018 3 0 1 0 - - 4 0
2019 9 0 1 0 - - 10 0
2020 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
Total 56 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 61 1
Career total 172 11 11 1 2 1 0 0 185 13

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Guangzhou Evergrande

Henan Jianye

Meizhou Kejia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 前恒大后卫实现生涯个人大满贯 成职业联赛第1人
  2. ^ 唐德超 at www1.08178.com Retrieved 11-11-2013 (in Chinese)
  3. ^ 唐德超 at sports.sohu.com Retrieved 11-11-2013 (in Chinese)
  4. ^ 广州仔唐德超加盟梅州五华 at news.ifeng.com Retrieved 2015-7-1 (in Chinese)
  5. ^ 唐德超 at sodasoccer Retrieved 2015-11-01 (in Chinese) Archived 2018-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "中甲最新积分榜:恒大稳胜摘联赛桂冠 南京有有降级". sports.sina.com.cn. 2010-04-03. Retrieved 2019-08-06.
  7. ^ "中甲30轮积分榜:建业毅腾携手冲超 贵州重足降级". sports.sina.com.cn. 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2019-08-05.
  8. ^ "中乙决赛-超越120分钟闷平 客家点球8-7险胜夺冠" (in Chinese). sports.163.com. 2015-10-10. Retrieved 2020-07-30.

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